Timothy attended Smithton Grade school and, during his high school years, earned his GED. He had a passion for, and was skilled in drawing, and performed construction work.
He had a strong belief in God and had goals of becoming a minister and was very skilled in writing and artwork. He wrote many thoughts and pages describing scripture and his thoughts about the messages in scripture. Additionally, he drew many beautiful religious pictures relating to different pieces of scripture.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mickel Sheree Kinney; his grandfather, Jay Johns Jr.; grandparents, Jay Sr. and Lorraine Johns; uncle, Jackie Reichling; and cousin, Sarah Reichling.
Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Michelle Johns and Charles Kinney of Fairview Heights, IL;
his father and stepmother, Timothy and Cindy Reichling of Belleville, IL;
grandparents, Cheryl Davies (Johns) of Nashville, IL, Jack and Emmy Reichling of Smithton, IL, and Ann Reichling of Belleville, IL.
Other family members include Kelly Reichenbach Johns of Missouri;
aunts and uncles, Jay and Marcie Johns of Freeburg, IL, Eric and Michelle Johns of Oakdale, IL, Patrick Johns of Belleville, Il, Tashi Johns of Minnesota, Hannah Johns of Kentucky, Jennifer Reid of Coulterville, IL, Melissa Spurlock of Caseyville, IL, Ronnie Reichling of Belleville, IL, and Danny Reichling of Belleville, IL;
stepsisters, Brittney Gunmans of Belleville, IL, Breanna Pisarski of Belleville, IL, and Lori Meyer of Belleville, IL;
and many cousins.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated by the family to assist with funeral expenses. Donations may be made at the cemetery in care of Michelle Johns. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: There will be no visitation, however, there will be a memorial book to sign at the cemetery. Please arrive at the cemetery between 10:30 and 10:45 a.m. and you will be assisted with where to park by cemetery staff.
Funeral: A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 22, 2021, at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating. Please wear an isolation face mask and social distancing will be required at the cemetery.
Burial will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.